California State University, Chico
Sheep & Goat Unit
To develop and maintain multiple flocks that model modern livestock production and provide a hands-on learning environment for students where they become familiar with all aspects of small ruminant management, economics and marketing while developing interpersonal and leadership skills.
Our primary production goal is to produce quality youth project animals for a reasonable price.
Our unit is managed by a team consisted of students, staff and faculty.
Team members are:
Back row: Tommy, Gunter, Michael
Front row: Brittni and Kadee
Home: Fallon, NV Major: Animal Science
Expected Graduation Date: Spring 2014
Favorite thing about working at the Unit: "I like working at the Sheep and Goat Unit because it gives me a practical hands on experience."
Home: Novato, CA Major: Animal Science
Expected Graduation Date: Spring 2013
Career Goal: “To be the most successful person I can possibly be”
Home: Antelope, CA Major: Animal Science Minor: Ag Business
Expected Graduation Date: Fall 2014
Career Goal: “I am planning on getting my masters after graduating from CSU Chico and pursuing a career in animal reproduction and genetics with an emphasis on Boer Goats”
Home: Woodland,CA Major: Animal Science
Expected Graduation Date: Spring 2016
Career Goal: “Graduate from Chico State and continue on to get a masters in Animal Nutrition”
Home: Escalon, Ca Major: Ag Business
Expected graduation Date: Spring 2016
What I have learned at the Unit: "Since starting at the Sheep and Goat unit, I have gained better communication skills and knowledge of equipment used at the unit."
Dr. Celina Phillips, Faculty Supervisor (not pictured)